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About Zeppelin

Great tasks call for outstanding achievements. As a dynamic and constantly growing company, we create performance-centered solutions in the fields of construction equipment and agricultural machinery, equipment rental for the construction industry and industrial sector, construction logistics, drive systems and energy as well as engineering and plant engineering. Furthermore, we develop new digital business models for the construction industry and other industrial sectors.

With more than 10,000 employees in more than 26 countries world-wide, we emphasize high-end products and excellent services, in combination with the highest quality standards. Thus, we create long-term successes which make us a reliable partner for our customers and to a leading company in emerging markets.


One Group – five business units

Group-wide collaboration within Zeppelin Group revolves around a management holding company and five strategic business units. This structure makes it possible to centralize operations and gear the business models toward different markets and customers. The Group's management holding company is Zeppelin GmbH. The company is legally domiciled in Friedrichshafen, with its headquarters located in Garching near Munich.


Our slogan, 'We Create Solutions', is a promise to our customers. We turn challenges into solutions.

- Peter Gerstmann, Chairman of the Management Board

Mission statement

Mission and values

At the heart of this Zeppelin system of values are ten "Grafensätze". They link our unique company history and the values actively lived by Ferdinand Graf von Zeppelin to the culture practiced in the Group today.

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Facts and figures

Overview of key figures

The Zeppelin Group operates worldwide in 26 countries. More than 10,000 employees generated sales of EUR 3.9 billion in the 2023 financial year. Find out here about other key figures and the Group structure.

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Corporate Governance

More information about Zeppelin


As a foundation-owned company, acting responsibly is a top priority at Zeppelin. We are committed to education, science, culture, sport, sustainability and diversity. 

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Our company’s story begins with Graf Zeppelin and his vision of creating an airship. Even today, the knowledge gained from airship construction still serves as the foundation for our work. Discover how the Group came into being and how it has evolved over the years to the present day.

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© Archiv der Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH

Zeppelin: a foundation-owned company

Zeppelin Group is a foundation-owned company. Today the Zeppelin Foundation continues to hold a stake in Zeppelin GmbH via Luftschiffbau Zeppelin GmbH. 

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